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The Vienna set-up aims for very aggressive play, which often includes sacrifices. But White prefers to be on the safe side, without burning all the bridges and to try to justify his actions from the point of view of positional play as well. At first, he deploys his minor pieces to active positions, then he advances the thematic move f4, castles (usually on the kingside) and begins an attack only after all this. Despite the fact that the move 2.Nc3 has been played for more than a hundred years, there has not been defined a clear-cut scheme for playing this set-up.
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Playing the McCutcheon Variation of the French Defence (3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4) immediately sharpens up the game, but quite frequently what soon arises is a positional struggle. Until recently the whole opening system was considered to be double-edged, if not downright notorious – White only had to have good knowledge about the main line. But nowadays the McCutcheon has been developing in an entirely new direction. Rustam Kasimdzhanov now calls 5.e5 h6 6.Bd2 the old main variation – since, as he demonstrates, Black can remarkably easily obtain a pleasant game.
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Biography and Games By the First Grandmaster of Chess from india
Mir Sultan Khan was the first grandmaster strength chess player ever from Asia, yet his origins were humble and he worked as a man-servant for an Indian businessman, from what is now Pakistan. When his master brought him to England, Sultan Khan took the world of chess by storm, defeating Capablanca who was considered unbeatable and willing the British Championship four times. Sultan Khan is now regarded as having been the 6th or 7th strongest player in the world. When his master went back to India, he took Sultan Khan with him and Sultan Khan was never seen by the world of chess again. This book unravels the mystery of what ever happened to Sultan Khan.
Mir Sultan Khan